Two white flags have mysteriously replaced two American flags on top of the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.» Read More
As the rain has moved past New York City and Long Island and wind gusts have subsided, it seems to me that we can learn some things from the experience that relate to the government's current handling of the economy.
Hurricane Irene was the 'Perfect Storm' for insurers in a different sense of the cliche. The weakened storm that spared New York city from major damage gave the wealthy and rarely hit Northeast enough of a scare because of ominous weather forecasts leading up the storm that property insurers will be able to raise pricing even more next year, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.
Hurricane Irene will take a very small bite out of a U.S. economy already struggling with debt and unemployment after businesses across the East Coast closed their doors ahead of the deadly storm.
Beaches along the Atlantic coast took a beating over the weekend from Hurricane Irene, which caused heavy damage to some popular seaside tourist towns while sparing others the worst of its powerful wind and waves.
Jay Walder, MTA chairman, says actions taken before Hurricane Irene hit New York City were "right."
Damage from Irene appears to be less than feared, a bit of reassuring news for a fragile economy.
From North Carolina to Pennsylvania, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions. But with rivers still rising, and roads impassable because of high water and fallen trees, it could be days before the full extent of the damage is known.
Hurricane Irene and the closure of at least 1,000 theater locations along the East Coast is expected to put a dent in this weekend's domestic box office.
From emergency preparation to landfall, see how the Northeast is impacted by Hurricane Irene.
It's been an eerily beautiful day in New York before Hurricane Irene nears, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
The week's top business and investment news, including Hurricane Irene and banking plays.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg orders mandatory evacuation of low lying areas, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
$1 million isn’t what it used to be, in part because a lot of people don’t know how far it can go, and the amount of time and effort that it would take to spend it.
Offices throughout Manhattan were rocked by the 6.0 earthquake today.
These mistakes are big, costly and spectacular. What are some of the more notable architectural failures in modern history?
This fall, New York City will become the lead U.S. municipality to roll out new rules aimed at gathering data on buildings.
JumpStart NYC was created to help unemployed professionals apply their knowledge, skills and abilities in opportunities at small, entrepreneurial companies.
Although it’s a bit far afield from my usual stomping grounds of Wall Street and financial regulation, I think it might be helpful for some of my readers to have a better understanding of presidential politics.
Professional athletes need people to make their lives run smoothly, so click ahead to see careers in sports that are performed outside of the spotlight.
Two brothers earned millions of dollars from Medicaid funding as executives of a non-profit organization that provides care to the developmentally disabled, the New York Times reports.